Australia's notifiable diseases status, 2001: Annual report of the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System

The Australia’s notifiable diseases status 2000 report provides data and an analysis of communicable disease incidence in Australia during 2000. This section of the annual report contains the list of abbreviations used throughout the report The full report can be viewed in 25 HTML documents and is also available in PDF format. The 2001 annual report was published in Communicable Diseases Intelligence Vol 27, No 1, March 2003.

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Abbreviations used in this report

7vPCV 7-valent conjugate pneumococcal vaccine

23vPPV 23-valent conjugate pneumococcal vaccine

AIDS Acquired immune deficiency syndrome

ASPREN Australian Sentinel Practice Research Network

BF Barmah Forest virus

CDNA Communicable Diseases Network Australia

CJD Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

DoHA Department of Health and Ageing

DT Definitive Type (of Salmonella)

DTP Diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis

EAGAR Expert Advisory Group for Antimicrobial Resistance

Hib Haemophilus influenzae type b

HIV Human immunodeficiency virus

HUS Haemolytic uraemic syndrome

ICD10-AM International Classification of Diseases, version 10, Australian Modification

IDU Injecting drug use(r)

IPD Invasive pneumococcal disease

JE Japanese encephalitis virus

JETACAR Joint Expert Technical Advisory Committee on Antibiotic Resistance

LabVISE Laboratory Virology and Serology Reporting Scheme

MMR Measles-mumps-rubella

MVE Murray Valley encephalitis virus

NCHECR National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research

NCIRS National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance

NEC Not elsewhere classified

NN Not notifiable

NNDSS National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System

OPV Oral polio vaccine

PNG Papua New Guinea

RR Ross River virus

SLTEC/VTEC Shiga-like toxin producing Escherichia coli, Verotoxin-producing E.   coli

STI(s) Sexually transmitted infection(s)

STM Salmonella Typhimurium

TB Tuberculosis

USA United States of America

WHO World Health Organization

WPR Western Pacific Region

This article was published in Communicable Diseases Intelligence Volume 27, No 1, March 2003.

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